Lockheed Martin Has Been Awarded $23 Million Contract for Providing Replacment of Anti-Jam GPS Receiver

WASHINGTON, (BM) – Lockheed Martin has been awarded $23 Million contract for providing a replacement joint air to surface standoff missile (JASSM) anti-jam GPS receiver with a new JASSM Anti-Jam GPS Receiver (JAGR) due to obsolescence, learned BugarianMilitary.com.

This contract provides replacement for the current JAGR due to obsolescence. Work will be performed at Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2023.

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The Lockheed Martin AGM-158 JASSM is a long-range, low observable, air-launched stand-off cruise missile designed to destroy enemy air defenses and high value, well defended, fixed and relocatable targets while keeping aircraft safely out of range from hostile air defense systems.

Armed with a penetrating blast-fragmentation warhead, JASSM-ER can be used in all weather conditions.

The stealthy 2,000-pound cruise missile employs an infrared seeker and enhanced digital anti-jam GPS receiver to dial into specific points on high-value, well-fortified, fixed and relocatable targets.

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The B-1B carries JASSM-ER. Integration on other aircraft platforms is ongoing. More than 2,150 JASSM and JASSM-ER missiles have been delivered.

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Source: Lockheed Martin, U.S. DoD

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